Registration Critique Process

To the first time SPDBS Saluki owner, getting their first critique can be a daunting proposition. It is not as hard as it first might appear. Critiques are set up by the Registrars Committee. The links below explain the process and provide the needed forms for all Registration needs.  Any questions can always be asked by contacting the Registrar at or

First step:  Request a Critique Panel

What Generation am I?  How to determine what your Generation is within SPDBS.  Generations Explained

Next Step: How to take your needed critique photos. CRN Photo requirements

After your critiques are completed, Application for a CRN permanent number.

Additional Registration Needs

AKC PAL Registration

Generation 3 Registrations after Critique, how to Register with AKC

Litter Registration

Name Change

Ownership Transfers

DNA Policy

Registration Forms

AKC Open Registration form

Critique Panel request

Critique Form

CRN application

Litter Registration

Name Change

Ownership Change

PAL form


Registration, CRN payments, other Registry Payments

Registration Inquiries

Critique Judgement Issues

Complaints regarding a Registered Saluki